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Ilot Gabriel Beach

Ilot Gabriel, Mauritius
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not the best

apparently other islands are more stunning. Disappointed Overall- barbecue wasn't on the beach... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2015
Durban, South Africa
via mobile
Nice excursion for à Day

Lots of tourists but thé place is sooooo nice that it is worth it ! Of t'en it is donne together... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2015
Geneva, Switzerland
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Ilot Gabriel, Mauritius
Ilot Gabriel, Mauritius
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Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

apparently other islands are more stunning. Disappointed Overall- barbecue wasn't on the beach . Food was pre-cooked and just served on boat . Tasteless . Ride on boat going to island was bad- lots of people threw up including myself:( once on the island ,...More

1  Thank RSOO2015
Reviewed April 12, 2015

Lots of tourists but thé place is sooooo nice that it is worth it ! Of t'en it is donne together with visit of île plate as well...

Thank Valeriegen
Reviewed April 2, 2015

There has been a lot of reviews of this trip and most are good. We had a fantastic day with lunch ON the island in a shady area. We went with PRINCESS TOURS and were the only ones to have lunch on the Island. All...More

4  Thank Inge T
Reviewed March 28, 2015

Be carefull here a lady from our hotel had her bag snatched at this beach, we didn't feel safe at this beach

1  Thank michelle_driver1
Reviewed March 19, 2015

Make sure to book the catamaran which offers lunch on the island. The boat is not flashy, but staff and food are great. Lunch on the island is much better than staying onboard.

3  Thank Rodo1
Reviewed March 12, 2015

We started out on a catamaran cruise to the island through the Calypso Tours. We had the most amazing time with this crazy, fun team. The Island its self is small and quite barren, but the snorkelling and surrounding views are absolutely incredible. I would...More

1  Thank Jerrib007
Reviewed March 2, 2015

Booking a trip to Ilot Gabriel is a bit like a lucky dip. There are tourist operators in every third shop in Grand Baie and it's confusing as to who's offering what and which boat you're going on. The BIG TIP is: make sure you...More

4  Thank Odysseyx
Reviewed February 16, 2015

We went to ilot gabriel on Valentine's day as we had nothing else planned. We went via catamaran which held about 30 people and the journey took roughly an hour and half. We left at 9.30, arrived at approx 11.15, you then have to take...More

3  Thank JustineLeon
Reviewed February 6, 2015

We went to IIot Gabriel by a catamaran. We had much fun on the trip to the ilot as it was almost 2 hours before we reached. We went around several small islands and the in charge of the Catamaran was full of information and...More

1  Thank UAG2411
Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is a lovely place to visit and the nature reserve is wonderful. I reccomend this wholeheartedly. Beware though. Safety on the boats that take you there may not be good. 24 people on a 8 bearth catamaran with no apparent radio, life jackets, tender...More

1  Thank Cmclpt
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August 25, 2015|
Response from ongtingyong | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t.
Nicholas L
February 17, 2015|
Response from ongtingyong | Reviewed this property |
Just head to Grand Baie. There are many tour Operators there. Expect to pay average 1500MUR.